Sharon Van Etten Archive

20 songs Piano Day Playlist Share In case you missed it, last Sunday was Piano Day, an idea dreamed up by the supremely gifted Nils Frahm. It was a day for celebrating the grandest of … >>
Playlists Albums of the Year playlist, 2014 I was tempted to call this playlist "The Arkhive", making use of a clever pun based on it consisting of two tracks from each of my favourite 25 albums of the year, but sense prevailed. >>
Retrospective RRP’s favourite albums of 2014 / Part 2: #5 to #1 And so to the business end of the "Albums of 2014" countdown. Without, as they say, further ado… >>
Mystery Mixtapes The Musical Advent Calendar of Mystery The Musical Advent Calendar: like a regular advent calendar, only more music-based, more mysterious, and way more fun. >>
Playlist Sounds of 2014 This is not one of those lists like you see everywhere else at this time of year (though there may yet still be an RRP round-up of the year's finest). It's more of a ramble, in playlist form, through some of the year's highlights. >>
New video Sharon Van Etten – Our Love Our Love is a typically heartfelt Sharon Van Etten song. Its beautiful and intimate video adds to the song's emotional resonance with its lingering black and white shots and feelings of despair and distant detachment. >>
Tracks New Releases 2014 Part 2 Share And still the new music keeps on coming... This one ought to take us through the next few months, maybe up to the end of the year even, depending … >>
Tracks Sharon Van Etten – Your Love is Killing Me Rarely has pain and hurt sounded so beautiful as with each soaring "you like it" of Your Love is Killing Me. By the end any sense of the album as leisurely stroll or light emotional dusting is long forgotten. >>
Tracks Sharon Van Etten – Every Time The Sun Comes Up Every Time The Sun Comes Up is menacing yet beautiful, Van Etten's voice somehow sliding smoothly but forcefully through the notes while the sparse instrumentation keeps to the corners >>
New music Sharon Van Etten – Taking Chances Share After the success of 2012's Tramp, expectations are pretty high for Sharon Van Etten's next album; if "Taking Chances" is anything to go by, it might be safe to … >>
News New Releases 2014 Part I Share The music newshound never sleeps, which is how he is able to bring you the most exciting and crucial latest releases at all hours. At least that's what he … >>